Inland Fisheries Ireland

Authorities investigate major fish kill with 2,000 fish dead

Authorities investigate major fish kill with 2,000 fish dead

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is investigating a major fish kill – where an estimated 2,000 fish were found dead –...

July 27, 2021

€185,000, 50 cattle drinkers and 5km of fencing to boost biodiversity

€185,000, 50 cattle drinkers and 5km of fencing to boost biodiversity

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s allocation of €185,000 for a project around Lough Sheelin under the Farm...

June 28, 2021

Farmers urged to stay vigilant to prevent water pollution

Farmers urged to stay vigilant to prevent water pollution

Farmers are being urged to “continue to be vigilant” and play their part in protecting waterways from the threat of...

June 15, 2021

Galway farm convicted following pollution incident

Galway farm convicted following pollution incident

A farm in Co. Galway has been convicted and ordered to pay towards restorative works on the Lough Corrib catchment...

June 15, 2021

Cork man convicted and jailed for assault of fisheries officer

Cork man convicted and jailed for assault of fisheries officer

A Cork man was convicted by Judge Brian O’Shea at a Special Sitting of Midleton District Court on Tuesday, April...

May 21, 2021

Poacher convicted and fined for assault and Fisheries Act breaches

Poacher convicted and fined for assault and Fisheries Act breaches

A poacher was convicted and fined a total of €2,400 for assault and breaches to the Fisheries Acts in an...

May 11, 2021

2 fined for illegal salmon netting in Barrow and Nore rivers

2 fined for illegal salmon netting in Barrow and Nore rivers

Two men have been fined for the illegal netting of salmon in the Barrow and Nore rivers last year, according...

March 11, 2021

Inland Fisheries Ireland seeks seasonal fisheries officers for 2021

Inland Fisheries Ireland seeks seasonal fisheries officers for 2021

Inland Fisheries Ireland is looking to hire seasonal fisheries officers nationwide for 2021, announcing a new recruitment campaign today (Monday,...

March 8, 2021

‘Accidental detergent discharge’ into Mayo river investigated

‘Accidental detergent discharge’ into Mayo river investigated

A pollution incident which involved an “accidental detergent discharge” into a river in Co. Mayo has been investigated according to Inland...

January 25, 2021

Kerry farmer convicted and fined for damaging spawning beds

Kerry farmer convicted and fined for damaging spawning beds

A farmer from Beaufort, Co. Kerry, was convicted and fined at Caherciveen District Court on Thursday, December 10, 2020, following...

January 12, 2021

Arrabawn Dairies fined following pollution of river

Arrabawn Dairies fined following pollution of river

Arrabawn Dairies was fined €1,000 at Ballinasloe District Court on Thursday, October 1, 2020, following a prosecution by Inland Fisheries...

December 2, 2020

Slurry discharge costs Cork dairy farmer €8,000

Slurry discharge costs Cork dairy farmer €8,000

A Co. Cork farmer was fined €8,000 at Midleton District Court on Thursday, November 12, following a prosecution taken by...

November 25, 2020

Illegally caught salmon and trout seized in 3 counties

Illegally caught salmon and trout seized in 3 counties

Inland Fisheries Ireland is reminding members of the public along with the catering and hospitality industries that it is illegal...

July 24, 2020

Farmers urged to be mindful of nutrient loss to waterways when spreading

Farmers urged to be mindful of nutrient loss to waterways when spreading

Inland Fisheries Ireland has issued an appeal to farmers to remain vigilant during the fertiliser spreading season to avoid water...

March 31, 2020

Dairy co-op pleads guilty to river pollution incident

Dairy co-op pleads guilty to river pollution incident

North Cork Creameries Cooperative Ltd was ordered to make a payment of €7,500 to a local angling club and cover...

September 23, 2019

Landowner fined for disturbing river spawning beds

Landowner fined for disturbing river spawning beds

A landowner has been convicted and fined for removing spawning gravels on the Munster Blackwater during the summer drought last...

July 22, 2019

Nearly 15,000 fish killed in Tipperary river

Nearly 15,000 fish killed in Tipperary river

A large fill kill occurred in the Ollatrim River – a tributary of the Nenagh River – in Co. Tipperary...

July 17, 2018

Vigilance from farmers called for to avoid water pollution

Vigilance from farmers called for to avoid water pollution

Farmers have been urged to remain vigilant during the summer months – especially when harvesting silage and spreading slurry –...

June 13, 2018